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2022-03-16
1.  Study Warns Many Fossil Fuel Sites Must Be Shut Down to Avert Climate Disaster  

2022-05-17


Truth Out
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The study estimates that 40 percent of global fossil fuel reserves must be left in the ground.

2.  An oil train is set to destroy pristine Utah mountains. Why won’t Biden stop it?  

2022-05-07


Grist
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Wildcat speculators, big oil companies, and state officials alike have been salivating over the Uinta Basin’s rich oil deposits for years.

3.  Tverberg: The World Has A Major Crude Oil Problem; Expect Conflict Ahead  

2022-05-01


ZeroHedge News
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Tverberg: The World Has A Major Crude Oil Problem; Expect Conflict Ahead Authored by Gail Tverberg via Our Finite World blog, Media outlets tend to make it sound as if all our economic problems are temporary problems, related to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In fact, world crude oil production has bee...

4.  PBS Frontline umasks the villains of the climate crisis  

2022-04-21


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Part one of “The Power of Big Oil,” the new three-part documentary series about the oil industry’s insidious campaigns to block climate action, is a must-watch.

5.  Database Shows Rich Governments Funding Fossil Fuels Over Clean Energy  

2022-04-20


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“G20 international public finance is currently blocking a just energy transition, bankrolling 2.5 times more fossil fuels than clean energy.”

6.  Biggest Oil Giants Made 'Eye-Popping' $205 Billion in Profits in 2021: Report  

2022-03-15


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Now, fossil fuel giants are trying to “cash in on inflation and the crisis in Ukraine,” said one critic.

7.  The massive disconnect between Big Oil’s words and actions, in data  

2022-03-07


Grist
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A new study illustrates fossil fuel companies' greenwashing agenda.

8.  The Fossil Fuel Industry Is a Jobs-Killer  

2022-02-19


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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The industry is wildly fudging the numbers to make itself look like a major job creator. We shouldn't be fooled.

9.  Shell Needs To Be Dismantled – Here’s How  

2022-02-13


Popular Resistance
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It has been a turbulent year for the oil and gas giant Shell. Last May, Dutch courts ruled that Shell must drastically reduce its carbon emissions. In October, ABP, a major shareholder, divested from the company. The following month, the firm announced plans to move its headquarters from the Hague t...

10.  Congress calls BS on Big Oil’s climate pledges  

2022-02-09


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At yesterday’s House Oversight hearing, expert witnesses unraveled oil giants’ misleading commitments to address the crisis they continue to cause.

11.  'Utterly Shameless': Former Democratic Senators Join Fossil Fuel Lobby Group  

2022-01-27


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“This is climate denial and shameful bullshit,” scoffed one scientist. “Also the future for Manchin and Sinema.“

12.  Exxon pledges to cut emissions — but not from its oil  

2022-01-19


Grist
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Exxon Mobil's new net-zero pledge stacks up poorly, even by oil company standards.

13.  On the Defensive a Year Ago, the American Petroleum Institute Is Back With Bravado  

2022-01-12


Inside Climate News
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What a difference a year makes. The chief of the nation’s top oil and gas lobby laid out the state of his industry on Wednesday in a presentation that reflected a remarkable turnaround for the sector. A year ago, with President Joe Biden taking office and Democrats seizing control of Congress, the oi...

14.  Most Agribusinesses and Banks Involved With ‘Forest Risk’ Commodities Are Falling Down on Deforestation, Global Canopy Reports  

2022-01-13


Inside Climate News
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Many of the world’s biggest banks, financial institutions and companies are not doing enough to stop deforestation, and in many cases are continuing to bankroll forest destruction, undermining efforts to stop a major driver of global carbon emissions, a new report has found. The report, released Thursda...

15.  Coal was dying. Then 2021 happened.  

2022-01-10


Grist
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The dirtiest fossil fuel is on the rise — and with it, U.S. carbon emissions.

16.  Oil And Gas Discoveries Plunge To Lowest Level In 75 Years  

2021-12-31


ZeroHedge News
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Oil And Gas Discoveries Plunge To Lowest Level In 75 Years Much to the celebration of environmental “activists” and the chagrin of anyone applying common sense to the argument of why gas prices are so high at the moment, the world of oil and gas discoveries has run bone dry.  Oil and gas firms are currentl...

17.  China Fires Up New Giant Coal Power Plant In Face Of Calls For Cuts  

2021-12-30


ZeroHedge News
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China Fires Up New Giant Coal Power Plant In Face Of Calls For Cuts Authored by Dorothy Li via The Epoch Times, As the world seeks to phase down use of coal, China’s biggest coal-fired power plant has just finished construction and entered operation on Dec. 28. The Shanghaimiao plant, located in th...

18.  A Brief History of How Big Oil Outplayed Us All  

2021-12-23


In These Times
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For a century, the fossil fuel industry has outmaneuvered regulators and the public to lock in its power and profits, at the world’s expense.

19.  Explosion and fire at ExxonMobil refinery east of Houston  

2021-12-24


World Socialist Web Site
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Authorities reported at least four people had been injured in the fire.

20.  ‘Net-zero is not enough’: A new book explains how to end fossil fuels  

2021-12-22


Grist
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Sociologist Holly Buck wants you to know that fossil fuel phaseout isn’t a “fringe” idea.

21.  Coal Powered the Industrial Revolution. It Left Behind an ‘Absolutely Massive’ Environmental Catastrophe  

2021-12-12


Inside Climate News
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HAROLD, Ky.—Along the winding, two lane road that leads to Tracy Neece’s mountain, there’s no hint of the huge scars in the hills beyond the oaks and the pines.   Green forests cover steep slopes on each side of the road, which turns from blacktop to dusty gravel. Modest homes are nestled into the bottomland...

22.  'We Won't Stop Fighting,' Vow South African Activists After Judge OKs Shell Seismic Blasting at Sea  

2021-12-06


Common Dreams
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“We must do everything we can to undo the destructive colonial legacy of extractivism, until we live in a world where people and the planet come before the profits of toxic fossil fuel companies.”

23.  KXL Pipeline Company Exploits NAFTA Provision to File $15 Billion Claim Against US  

2021-11-24


Common Dreams
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“NAFTA's legacy of granting multinational corporations special rights to sue governments taking action to protect the environment lives on.”

24.  Ban Fracking 2022  

2021-11-16


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Democrats and Republicans take oil money. In return, politicians provide cheap labor. The corporate republicans will not help nature, it it costs cheap job...

25.  Big Oil is getting subpoenaed  

2021-10-28


Heated
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The House Oversight Committee will issue subpoenas to oil companies for documents detailing their role in spreading climate misinformation.

26.  No formal Cop26 role for big oil amid doubts over firms’ net zero plans  

2021-10-22


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Officials from fossil fuel firms may attend fringe events but campaigners hail lack of official role

27.  European activists want to ban fossil fuel ads. Why can’t we do that here?  

2021-10-18


Grist
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In the U.S., ad restrictions could risk “running afoul of the Constitution.”

28.  Exxon boiled the Pacific Northwest. They need to pay.  

2021-07-03


Exxon Knews
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Cities are crumbling under record heat waves while oil giants continue to lie and pollute.

29.  The Line 3 Pipeline Protests  

2021-06-13


TK News by Matt Taibbi
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An excellent 12 minuet video of the Line 3 Pipeline Protests. Why is it always the police who are violent?

30.  Yale study finds $62 billion in implicit subsidies every year for fossil fuels in the USA  

2021-04-07


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Another study which you need to know about, but maybe do not need to read.

31.  Who will clean up the abandoned US oil wells?  

2021-02-26


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As oil companies go out of business, they are leaving a legacy of abandoned wells that leak huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

33.  Germany closing 84 coal burning power plants by 2038  

2021-03-17


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In an effort to cut down on C02 emissions, Germany plans to shut down all of its 84 coal burning power plants.